Peru will in confident mood ahead of their clash with Mexico safe in the knowledge that most of the Gold Cup winners have been left out of their Central American opponents’ squad.
El Tricolor have used their invitation to the Copa America to blood some fresh talent. Indeed Tottenham’s Giovanni Dos Santos is the only Mexico player currently plying his trade away from his home country.
As such La Blanquirroja are expected to cruise to victory and bwin offers odds of 7/5 on a win for Sergio Markarian’s side.
The draw is seen as an 11/5 bet and the makeshift Mexico side are seen as rank outsiders at 37/20.
With the bulk of the Gold Cup-winning side now on holiday including Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez, Andres Guardado, Arsenal’s Carlos Vela and Fulham’s Carlos Salcido, Mexico’s attacking is likely to go through Dos Santos.
The one-time Barcelona ace scored a fantastic goal in his side’s 4-1 victory over USA in the Gold Cup final is by far the most experienced player in the side with 46 caps and is expected to add to his personal tally of 11 international goals.
As such, some football betting enthusiasts could be tempted to back the Spurs midfielder to hit the first goal of the game at 6/1.
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Other likely options in the first goal scorer markets are Paolo Guerrero, with the Hamburg forward also priced at 6/1, Andre Carrillo, William Chiroque and Raul Ruidiaz who are priced at 9/1, 10/1 and 11/1 respectively.
With such an array of attacking talent on display, some of the smart money could be used to back a high-scoring affair.
Opting for three goals to be produced during the game is priced at 333/100, while four goals offers odds of 11/2 and five or more is seen as a 15/2 bet.
Those expecting a tighter encounter can also get in on the action with no goals available at 25/4 and one or two converted efforts prices at 13/4 and 5/2 respectively.
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